Media Writer/Producer/Announcer I (Statehouse Reporter)
NPR Illinois, based in Springfield, IL, is seeking a reporter to work in our statehouse bureau. It’s a tremendous beat for those who enjoy public affairs reporting. We cover the Illinois General Assembly, the governor, politics and a range of issues for a network of public radio stations.
Title: Media Writer/Producer/Announcer I (Statehouse Reporter
Duties: Research, conduct multiple interviews on-site, and deliver originally reported NPR-quality features as assigned on deadline. Edit portions of these interviews for daily usage. Assure stories are relevant and understandable to the community while being balanced, evidence-based and accurate. Creative approach to reporting with an accessible, advanced radio storytelling technique. Produce stories with a statewide target audience. Trained to ascertaining truth with attention to detail. Manage multiple assignments and deadlines concurrently that involve time-consuming reporting with a sophisticated narrative. Travel when necessary to produce sound that doesn’t involve phone recordings and is rich and scene-setting in support of the story.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: 11/12/2020